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Weather Alert Detail

  • Special Weather Statement for Central Yampa River Basin County, Colorado
  • Special Weather Statement issued August 19 at 5:46PM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 5:46 p.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 3 a.m.
  • ...HEAVY RAIN CONTINUES TONIGHT...
    SUBTROPICAL MOISTURE HAS RETURNED TO EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN
    COLORADO WITH PLENTY OF RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS NOW MOVING
    THROUGH THE AREA. THESE SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
    THE EVENING HOURS AND PERSIST PAST MIDNIGHT AS DISTURBANCES MOVE
    THROUGH.
    RAINFALL AMOUNTS FROM STRONGER SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL LIKELY
    EXCEED ONE INCH. THIS COULD LEAD TO LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING...ROCK
    SLIDES...AND DEBRIS FLOWS. SLOT CANYONS...ARROYOS...AND WILDFIRE
    BURN SCAR AREAS WILL BE ESPECIALLY VULNERABLE TO FLASH FLOODS.
    STAY INFORMED ON THIS SITUATION AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/GJT. PLEASE
    REPORT ANY HEAVY RAIN...FLOODING...OR SEVERE WEATHER TO THE
    NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION OR TO YOUR LOCAL LAW
    ENFORCEMENT OFFICE.